Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, Vermont, has a reputation for a number of things. Firstly, it has the most extensive snow making capabilities in the state of Vermont. Secondly, it has some of the best parks and pipes available in the country, and thirdly, it has exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. As if these facts weren’t enough to get you to visit this great resort, you can also expect great vistas, warm hospitality and, of course, excellent trails.
The resort has a summit elevation of 3344 ft and a vertical drop of 2200 ft. It receives an annual snowfall average of 200 inches but where nature falls short, snow machines take over, to ensure the best coverage possible. There are 117 great trails to choose from which are spread over 624 skiable acres. These trails are graded 31% beginner, 38% intermediate and 31% advanced so they cater well to all skill levels. The trails are accessed by eighteen ski lifts and can be used by both snowboarders and skiers. Snowboarders might prefer to take advantage of the six different terrain parks including a jib park, the mini half pipe or the super pipe.
If you enjoy making use of other activities, you can choose between 26 kilometres of cross-country trails, snoeshoeing, indoor golf and relaxing spa treatments. If you’re in need of a little instruction, the resort offers children’s programs, women’s programs and ski and snowboarding instruction. There are childcare facilities for those with small children and you can also hire equipment or store it at the resort. Summer activities include golf, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping and horseback riding. You will also find a number of parks and recreational facilities to enjoy.
When it comes to dining, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Coleman Brook Tavern, Willie Dunn’s Grill and The Clubhouse. All three offer great, mouth-watering meals that’ll leave you wanting more. Other dining options are available in the valley. Okemo Mountain Resort is open between November and late April each year. Once you’ve been here, you’ll never want to look back. Book now and enjoy a world-class skiing experience this winter!